David William "The Hammer" Schultz - Born October 14, 1949 in Waldheim, Saskatchewan is a Canadian retired ice Hockey left winger and coach.
Schultz made his NHL debut on January 20, 1972 vs Chicago Black Hawks at The Spectrum in a 3-2 Flyers win.
Schultz scored his 1st NHL goal vs Dunc Wilson of the Vancouver Canucks on October 12, 1972 at 9:38 of the 2nd period at The Spectrum in a 7-3 Flyers win.
- Stanley Cup Champion 1974 and 1975 with Philadelphia Flyers.
Dave Schultz holds the NHL record for most penalty minutes in a season with 472 penalty minutes during the 1974–75 season.
Schultz’s reputation as a fighter also produced “The Schultz Rule”, which prohibits NHL players from using boxing wraps, or any other foreign object, for protection during fights.
Schultz recorded a song entitled “The Penalty Box” in 1977.
Schultz co-authored a book entitled The Hammer with Stan Fischler in 1981 that provides insights into the world of a professional ice Hockey enforcer.
Dave Schultz was inducted into Flyers Hall of Fame on November 16, 2009